MEXICO CITY, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris (the "Company") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports its May 2021 preliminary traffic results.

Volaris Logo (PRNewsFoto/Volaris)

In May 2021, demand in the domestic Mexican and international markets for Volaris increased 16.3% and 19.3%, compared to May 2019, respectively. The Company capitalized on opportunities to add capacity, both domestically (+16.2%) and internationally (+19.9%), while maintaining a high load factor (87.8%). In May 2021, Volaris transported 2.2 million passengers, 12% higher than the pre-pandemic levels.


May 2021

May 2020 Variation

May 2019 Variation

YTD May 2021

YTD May 2020 Var.

YTD May 2019 Var.

RPMs (million, scheduled & charter)







Domestic

1,522

714.1%

16.3%

6,200

50.6%

4.2%

International

613

1,992.3%

19.3%

1,968

24.3%

(16.8)%

Total

2,134

887.2%

17.1%

8,168

43.3%

(1.8)%

ASMs (million, scheduled & charter)







Domestic

1,677

664.1%

16.2%

7,416

55.6%

8.1%

International

754

2,614.8%

19.9%

2,619

34.8%

(12.4)%

Total

2,431

883.2%

17.3%

10,034

49.6%

1.9%

Load Factor (%, scheduled, RPMs/ASMs)







Domestic

90.8%

5.6 pp

0.1 pp

83.6%

(2.8) pp

(3.2) pp

International

81.4%

(24.1) pp

(0.4) pp

75.2%

(6.4) pp

(4.1) pp

Total

87.8%

0.4 pp

(0.2) pp

81.4%

(3.6) pp

(3.1) pp

Passengers (thousand, scheduled & charter)







Domestic

1,712

780.6%

9.1%

6,914

47.1%

(2.3)%

International

445

2,233.3%

24.6%

1,426

30.1%

(14.2)%

Total

2,157

910.4%

12.0%

8,340

43.9%

(4.6)%

The information included in this report has not been audited and it does not provide information on the company's future performance. Volaris' future performance depends on many factors and it cannot be inferred that any period's performance or its comparison year over year will be an indicator of a similar performance in the future.

About Volaris:
Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris" or the "Company") is an ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America. Volaris offers low base fares to build its market, providing quality service and extensive customer choice. Since beginning operations in March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from five to 181 and its fleet from four to 87 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 425 daily flight segments on routes that connect 43 cities in Mexico and 25 cities in the United States with one of the youngest fleets in The Americas. Volaris targets passengers who are visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business and leisure travelers in Mexico and in selected destinations in the United States and Central America. Volaris has received the ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for 11 consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com.

Investor Relations Contact
María Elena Rodríguez / Investor Relations / ir@volaris.com / +52 55 5261 6444
Media Contact
Gabriela Fernández / volaris@gcya.mx / +52 55 5246 0100

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